New York Taste: How To Tackle A Food Tasting (And Go Home Happy)

[Photos: Jessica Leibowitz]

Last night, I attended the 12th Annual New York Taste, sponsored by New York magazine. Over 40 chefs and mixologists tempted me with their creations, ranging from the classically wonderful apple cider donuts from Colicchio & Sons, to the opulent pheasant and duck liver dumpling from David Burke Townhouse.

Here's ten dishes I loved—as well as some general tips and tricks on how to tackle a tasting and leave happy.

About the Author: Jessica Leibowitz runs mycameraeatsfood, a site specializing in photogenic food and food tastings. To the satisfaction of her dry cleaner, she still wears silk shirts to these events.